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Historical Events In 1962

Thursday, 07 July 2022

May 02   OAS strikes in Algeria in the year 1962.  

May 02   On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 03   In the year 1962 express train crashed into wreckage of a commuter train and a freight, killing 163, injuring 400 (Tokyo, Japan)  

May 04   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

May 05   On this day in history "West Side Story" soundtrack album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 54 weeks which is more than 20 weeks longer than any other album  

May 05   In the year 1962 ernest Tyldesley, cricketer (990 runs in 14 Tests for England), dies  

May 06   Antonio Segni elected President of Italy on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history first nuclear warhead fired from Polaris submarine (Ethan Allen)  

May 06   Pathet Lao breaks cease fire/conquerors Nam Tha Laos in the year 1962.  

May 06   US performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean on this day in history.  

May 07   Jimmy Conlin, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

May 07   On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Theodore H White (Making of President 1960)  

May 07   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

May 08   In the year 1962 london trolley buses go out of service  

May 08   The first Atlas Centaur Launch on this day in history.  

May 09   On this day in history beatles sign their first contract with EMI Parlophone  

May 09   On this day in history laser beam successfully bounced off Moon for first time  

May 09   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 11   In the year 1962 antonio Segni becomes President of Italy  

May 11   Near the Coast of Mexico a 7.0 quake resulted in four persons killed, and many injured. Extensive property damage in south-central Mexico in the year 1962.  

May 11   On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 11   In the year 1962 uS sends troops to Thailand  

May 12   On this day in history dick Calkins, co-author (Buck Rogers), dies at 67  

May 12   In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 13   Frank Jenks, actor (Colonel Flack), dies of cancer at 60 in the year 1962.  

May 14   On this day in history princess Sophia of Greece weds Don Juan Carlos of Spain  

May 14   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 15   US marines arrive in Laos on this day in history.  

May 17   Marin County withdraws from BART district on this day in history.  

May 19   "John Birch Society" by Chad Mitchell Trio hits #99 on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1962 indonesian paratroopers land in New Guinea  

May 19   Stan Musial breaks Honus Wagner's National League hit record with 3,431 in the year 1962.  

May 19   US performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric) in the year 1962.  

May 22   14th Emmy Awards Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth in the year 1962.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 03   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 birth of martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)  

Jan 04   Patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1962

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1962 diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

Jan 06   On this day in history jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 in the year 1962.  

Jan 12   In the year 1962 death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

Jan 13   In the year 1962 ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

Jan 15   In the year 1962 kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

Jan 16   In the year 1962 emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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